By Tony Kushner
Angels in the USA: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes comprises Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika
“Glorious. A huge, subversive, altogether amazing masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced considering the fact that this Reagan-era AIDS epic gained the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the genuine cosmic and human obsessions—power, faith, intercourse, accountability, the way forward for the world—are as perilous, but as falling-down humorous, as ever.” –Linda Winer, Newsday
"A enormous, astonishing play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking and radical rethinking of yankee political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times
"A victory for theater, for the remodeling strength of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker
“An greatly striking paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete capability can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer
"Angels in the USA is the best drama of our time, talking to us of a complete period of lifestyles and demise as no different play inside of reminiscence. It ranks as not anything lower than one of many maximum performs of the 20 th century." - John Heilpern, big apple Observer
“Some playwrights are looking to switch the area. a few are looking to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a author who has the promise to do both.” -New York Times
This re-creation of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's fresh alterations and a brand new advent in get together of the 20 th anniversary of its unique construction. the most venerated American performs in heritage, Angels in America used to be offered Tony Awards for most sensible Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It used to be made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed through Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has acquired thousands of performances around the world in additional than twenty-six languages.
Tony Kushner’s performs comprise Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the dying of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play by means of Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A brilliant Room known as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s advisor to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’s movie of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books include The paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations by means of Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: innovative Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, 3 Obie Awards, night ordinary Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg individual Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once offered a countrywide Medal of Arts through President Barack Obama. He lives in long island along with his husband, Mark Harris.